Thursday, October 25, 2012

Steampunk LollyPop

For a Lolita Steampunk Cosplay, I wanted a Lolita prop.  ~giggle~ a LOLLYPOP.
So let's see how to make a steampunk version of a lollypop.


Instead of getting the expensive steampunk gears at the craft store, I went to the original source, the Hardware Store! I went through the different buckets of bulk goods and picked up random pieces that I thuoght would look cool together, including a long screw to use as a handle.


Alcohol ink will dry to metal, and not rub off but it will if you spill a happy hour drink on it.  It's just randomly dab it all over the metal pieces to give it an non uniformed colouring.


Than using industrial super glue I randomly arranged them into a lollypop shape.  

 



The glue isn't ment for metal, so after many uses, some of the joints did get lose, so a little extra glue helped them stay put.

4 comments:

  1. This is really cool! If that glue doesn't hold, I have a soldering iron that would do the job, I imagine.

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    1. Yea I have one as well, but I'm very poor at using it.

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  2. Brilliant idea! Where in the hardware store are the gears?

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    1. bulk sections!
      That allows you to pick up just one or two of each item instead of a package of 50

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